GSA STARS III Awarded to Alankok
MOORESTOWN, N.J. - NLT Enterprise, the economic development arm of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation and Austin, Texas-based RSDC Group are honored to announce their joint venture corporation, ALANKOK, LLC has been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) 8(a) STARS III Contract.
STARS III is a Best in Class (BIC) Federal Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) with a $50B ceiling that provides service-based IT and professional solutions to civilian and defense agency customers.
STARS III is a proven acquisition vehicle that provides a low-risk, streamlined acquisition process for IT and other mission-essential services. As an AMERICAN INDIAN TRIBALLY OWNED CORPORATION (AITOC), this contract provides tremendous opportunities for growth in new areas for NLT Enterprise. With this vehicle, combined with changes to the Small Business Act from November of 2020, Alankok can receive simplified acquisition awards up to $25M for Federal Civilian agencies and $100M for Department of Defense (DoD) customers through this vehicle.
Dr. John Norwood, Chairman of NLT Enterprise stated, "This award is a great opportunity for our family of companies, our venture partners at RSDC, and our tribe as a whole. As we work to expand our portfolio of technical services, STARS III provides a vehicle for strategic growth and the ability to work with new government partners within the Federal Government."
ALANKOK is a joint venture established between Red Cedar Solutions, an 8(a) certified American Indian Tribally Owned Corporation based in Moorestown, NJ. and RSDCGROUP, a Veteran-Owned Small Business based in Arlington , VA.
ALANKOK was established to expand offerings into software development, AI/ML applications, business transformation, and systems engineering. We provide technical and consulting resources and solutions to industry and government contracts supporting the Defense, Civilian, Aerospace, Energy, and Medical sectors.